LibriVox recording of The American Postal Service, Second Edition by Louis Melius. Read by Larry Wilson; Michele Fry; Fred Abboud; Matt Williams; Rosie Roberts The history of the postal service in the United States goes back to the colonial period, but was established more formally with the issuing of postage stamps and regular delivery. Through small vignettes, this history is traced with attention to some of the more obscure, but fascinating aspects of the postal service and related topics,... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, u. s. postal service, u. s. mail
LibriVox recording of Lord Tedric (version 2) by E. E. Smith. Read in English by Phil ChenevertThe best of science fantasy meets the best of science fiction as Tedric battles his way through two universes of adventure: In one universe...Tedric the Ironmaster wields the mightiest sword his world has ever seen - and swears to break the power of the evil god Sarpedion, or die in the attempt. This is the second in a series and takes place when Tedric, now a Lord, begins learning how to plan and... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, sci-fi
LibriVox volunteers bring you 8 recordings of The Poacher, A Serious Ballad by Thomas Hood. This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 16, 2015. Read in English by Chris Pyle; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; J. McDougall; Larry Wilson; Leonard Wilson; Greg Giordano and NoelBadrian. There were scarcely any events in the life of Thomas Hood. One condition there was of too potent determining importance—life-long ill health; and one circumstance of moment—a commercial failure, and... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, literature, poetry, nature, animals, ballad, poaching
LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 recordings of In The Dark by James Whitcomb Riley. This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 23, 2015. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Chris Pyle; Doug Fajardo; David Lawrence; Eva K.; Newgatenovelist; Garth Burton; J. McDougall; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Leonard Wilson; NoelBadrian; Philippa; SkyAlbatross and NatureNerd. James Whitcomb Riley was an American writer, poet, and best-selling author. During his lifetime he was known as the "Hoosier... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, literature, poetry, dark, night, waiting
LibriVox recording of Poems of Sentiment by Ella Wheeler Wilcox. Read in English by Newgatenovelist; Diana Schmidt; SkyAlbatross; Jude; Domenica Campbell; Ezwa; Larry Wilson; Ian King; bundy98; Bruce Kachuk; Tina Renee D'Souza; Michele Fry; keetah2015; Kathleen Moore; Greg Giordano This is a volume of poems by Ella Wheeler Wilcox. This time, the topic is "Sentiment". - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of Poems and Songs in the Lancashire Dialect by Edwin Waugh. Read in English by Phil Benson A selection of poems in the Lancashire dialect by the foremost exponent of the form. A printer by training, Edwin Waugh left his trade for secretarial work and began his literary career in 1852. His first dialect poem, 'Come whoam to thi' childer and me', was written at the Clarence Hotel, Manchester, on 10 June 1856 and published in the Manchester Examiner the following day. The best... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Lancashire, rochdale
LibriVox recording of The Life of Saint Macrina by Gregory of Nyssa. (Translated by W. K. Lowther Clarke.) Read in English by A LibriVox Volunteer. The poignant biography of Saint Macrina, by her brother, Saint Gregory of Nyssa. (The Reader)“The use of the word "philosophy" to designate Christianity is common in the writings of the fourth century, ... It is employed in a twofold sense, of the Christian religion generally and of asceticism in particular.” (from the 2nd footnote of... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, hagiography, saint gregory of nyssa, saint macrina, saint makrina, saint...
LibriVox recording of Die Ahnen, Bd. I.1 Ingo by Gustav Freytag. Read in German by Julia Niedermaier; keltoi; Ramona Deininger-Schnabel; Hokuspokus; Bernd Ungerer Der Vandalenprinz Ingo wird im Jahre 357 von den Römern aus seiner Heimat am Rhein vertrieben und findet Zuflucht bei einem Gastfreund seines Vaters, dem Gaufürsten Answald in Thüringen, doch die Gefolgsleute Answalds sehen den landlosen Fremden nicht gern am Herdfeuer ihres Fürsten. Die Ablehnung nimmt zu, als Ingos Gefolgsleute... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Liebe, Krieg, völkerwanderung, thüringen
LibriVox recording of The French Revolution Volume 1 the Bastille by Thomas Carlyle. Read in English by shawnzhu; Stephen Marsh; Alan Weyman; Elliot Gage; Greg Golding; Jeremiah Sutherland; engineerdst; Lucretia B.; Lynne Thompson; Philippa; Khaghbboommm; Olga Byelova; jparedes2016; Jeff Allen; Am77; Anna Simon; Jeffrey Church; Elizabeth Buchanan; Eden Rea-Hedrick; J. McDougall The French Revolution: A History was written by the Scottish essayist, philosopher, and historian Thomas Carlyle. The... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, freanch revolution
LibriVox recording of Tedric by E. E. Smith. Read in English by Phil Chenevert This is a wonderful combination of far future science fiction with Conan like sword and sorcery; lots of blood, gore, honor and evil. The immensely powerful hero, Tedric, is a man's man who refuses to accept the cruel human sacrifices demanded by the 'god' Sarpedion and is set on destroying him. To do this he needs some secrets of metallurgy that future social scientists are willing to give him. He manages to... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of The Rose Garden Husband by Margaret Widdemer. Read in English by Mary Herndon Bell "This novel was written by Margaret Widdemer, who won the Pulitzer prize for her collection of poetry in 1919. Phyllis is a 25-years-old children's librarian. She is good at her job. Yet when she sees a girl from her hometown with two children, she discovers she wants more. She marries an invalid who is expected to die. Would she find the love and sense of belonging she craves for? And... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, love story, disabilities
LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Roderick Random by Tobias Smollett. Read in English by Arthur KrolmanI am Roderick Random. This is the contemporary story of my struggle against the adversity of orphan-hood, poverty, press gangs, bloody duels, rival fortune hunters, and the challenge to be well-dressed through it all. In the course of recounting my adventures to you, dear reader, I will give you a front row seat to the characters of English eighteenth century life including highway... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, humor, poverty, manners, fashion, orphan, seafaring, gambling, corruption,...
LibriVox recording of A Story of One Short Life, 1783 to 1818 by Elisabeth G. Stryker. Read in English by Larry Wilson. This is a brief biography of Samuel J. Mills who was instrumental in establishing the first missionary society in the United States, and also the first Bible Society that began distribution of millions of Bibles around the world. His final mission was to Africa where he helped found what become the country of Liberia. He died on the return voyage at the age of thirty-five. -... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, literature, missions, christianity, religion, evangelism, missionary, samuel...
LibriVox recording of Ten Common Trees by Susan Stokes. These are short sketches of ten common trees found in North America -- Black Willow, American Elm, Apple Tree, Horse-Chestnut, Birch, White Oak, Chestnut, Walnut, Cone Bearers, Red Maple. The simple writing style makes the book suitable to be used in schools. ( Larry Wilson) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, science, botany, horticulture, forest, trees
LibriVox recording of First Chapter Collection 004 by Various. Read in English, German and Spanish by Fiddlesticks; Craig Campbell; Lynne Thompson; Eleanor Howard; Larry Wilson; Joyfull; Rachel; MaryAnn; Kathrine Engan; Bruce Kachuk; and Availle. Librivox First Chapter Collection 004 - a collection of the first chapters of 15 different books, chosen by Librivox volunteers.This volume includes the first chapters of books by authors such as Charles Dickens, R. D. Blackmore, and Frances Hodgson... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, collection, first chapter
LibriVox recording of The Naturewoman by Upton Sinclair. The Mastersons, a wealthy Bostonian family, await the arrival of their cousin Anna in the wake of her grandfather's death. Though born in Boston, Anna, who prefers the name Oceana, spent most of her life on a tropical island in the Pacific with her father. A free spirit, her practices and values surrounding proper dress, romance, and entertainment clash with those of her conservative relatives. What will happen as patience and tolerance... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, culture, sex, family, feminism, romantic comedy, Values, liberalism, upton...
LibriVox recording of The Door of the Unreal by Gerald Biss. Read in English by Alan Winterrowd An early werewolf novel, praised by H.P Lovecraft. The only weird fiction from an author of mainly crime fiction. Two strange disappearances occur on a road in Sussex. The second involved a member of the aristocracy and a famous actress, so a large, but fruitless investigation is held by Scotland Yard. An American, visiting an old friend, who is of the local gentry, suspects something horrible and... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, werewolf
LibriVox recording of Collected Public Domain Poems of Wallace Stevens, Volume 2. Read in English by Winston Tharp; Ruth Golding; Alan Davis Drake (1945-2010) A collection of Wallace Stevens poems written before 1923. These poems originally appeared in a variety of magazines (Others, Rogue, The Soil, The Modern School, Broom, Contact, The New Republic, The Measure, The Little Review, The Dial, and particularly in Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.) Nearly 70 of the 101 published poems were later... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, poetry, poem
LibriVox recording of The Men of Zanzibar by Richard Harding Davis. Read in English by Crln Yldz Ksr This is the story of Hemingway, who, after a hunting trip in Uganda, settles in Zanzibar for a while to live among the English-speaking expatriate community on that island. While keeping his true identity well to himself, he falls in love with Ms. Polly Adair, the American Belle of the little society. But when he asks her to marry him, it seems that Ms. Adair has a secret... - Summary by... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, romance, Crime, africa, zanzibar
LibriVox volunteers bring you 6 recordings of Tramp and Fish by James McIntyre. This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 16, 2015. Read in English by David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Greg Giordano; J. McDougall; Lee Ann Howlett snd Larry Wilson. James McIntyre, called The Cheese Poet, was a Canadian poet. McIntyre was born in Forres, Scotland and came to Canada in 1841 at the age of 14, finally moving to Ingersoll, Ontario, then a town of 5,000 on the banks of the Thames in Oxford County,... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, literature, poetry, humor, nature, fishing, justice
LibriVox recording of The Lay of the Last Minstrel by Sir Walter Scott. Read in English by Peter Tucker. An aging minstrel seeks who hospitality at Newark Castle and in recompense tells a tale of a sixteenth-century Border feud. In the poem, Lady Margaret Scott of Buccleuch, the "Flower of Teviot" is beloved by Baron Henry of Cranstown an ally of the Ker Clan, but a deadly feud exists between the two border clans of Scott and Carr/Ker, which has resulted in the recent murder of Lady... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, poetry, Epic, Scottish, minstrelsy
LibriVox recording of On the Duty of Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau. Read in English by Phil Chenevert "That government is best which governs least" is the famous opening line of this essay. The slavery crisis inflamed New England in the 1840s and 1850s. The environment became especially tense after the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. A lifelong abolitionist, Thoreau delivered an impassioned speech which would later become Civil Disobedience in 1848, just months after leaving... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of Walpole by John Morley. Read in English by Pamela Nagami. Robert Walpole, 1st Duke of Orford (1676-1745), is generally regarded as the first prime minister of Great Britain. This is a short biography of this important and controversial statesman by the British historian and anti-imperialist, John Morley (1838-1923). Summary by Pamela Nagami. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, politics, walpole, whig, parliament, queen anne, political science, george i,...
LibriVox opname van 'Langs een omweg' by A. L. G. Bosboom-Toussaint. Gelezen in het Nederlands door Anna Simon Regina van Berchem is een steenrijke jonge vrouw, die na het overlijden van haar vader intrekt bij haar oom in de stad X. Ze raakt verbitterd door de houding van de mensen in haar omgeving, nieuwe kennissen en jonge mannen die haar het hof maken, wie het allen vooral om haar geld te doen lijkt te zijn. Dan ontmoet ze een oude bekende uit haar jeugd, Eckbert Witgensteyn. Door een... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of Raiders of the Universes by Donald Wandrei. Read in English by Phil Chenevert It was the 34th century and all five of the Federation of Planets around Sol were buzzing with their usual activity when the Raiders appeared. They were indeed Raiders of Universes because they had ravaged many systems before reaching Earth and showed no signs of slowing down in the least. Their weapons were invincible, their greed merciless and their natures completely alien. Indeed 'they' were... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, sci-fi
LibriVox recording of The Wild Knight and Other Poems by G. K. Chesterton. Read in English by Robert G. Smith. A collection of poems that tend to revolve around the theme of the wonder of the world. It includes the short, poetic play, "The Wild Knight". Summary by Robert Smith. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of The Kipling Reader by Rudyard Kipling. Read in English by Gemma L Myers; Kangaroo692; Eleanor Howard; Digs; Mary Ann Weathers; Kristin Gjerløw; NoelBadrian; Larry Wilson; Elijah These are selections of Kipling's writings; some poems, some fiction, some history but all by the master storyteller himself. Rikki-Tikki-Tavi' -- William the Conqueror, Part I -- William the Conqueror, Part II -- Wee Willie Winkie -- A matter of fact -- Mowgli's brothers -- The lost legion --... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of Love in a Mask, or Imprudence and Happiness by Honoré de Balzac. (Translated by Alice M. Ivimy.) Read in English by Lee SmalleyLove in a Mask, or Imprudence and Happiness, is an entertaining short novel by Honoré de Balzac, unpublished in his lifetime. Beginning with a flirtatious conversation at a masked ball, Balzac introduces his two main characters, a beautiful wealthy young widow and a gallant cavalry officer, and demonstrates his creative genius with deft plot... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, General Fiction/Published 1900 onward, love story, romantic intrigue,...
LibriVox recording of Jonás by Reina Valera. Read in Spanish by Joyfull Ya que el libro menciona a un hombre, Jonás, siendo tragado por un gran pez, muchos lo consideran ficción. Sin embargo el libro de 2 Reyes 14:25 menciona a Jonás viviendo durante el reinado del rey Jeroboam II (alrededor de 793-753 B.C.) y el mismo Jesucristo consideró a Jonás como una persona histórica al mencionarlo en Mateo 12:39-41. Jonás es la historia de un profeta que se rebeló a Dios, trató de huir de Su... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, jonás, palabra de jehová, nínive, tarsís, se arrepiente, hebreo, desde el...
LibriVox recording of The Origin Of Species by Means of Natural Selection (version 2) by Charles Darwin. Read in English by Michael Armenta. This is the 6th and last edition of "On The Origin of Species" with all additions and corrections, often considered the Definitive Edition. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, animals, biology, genetics, evolution
LibriVox recording of Cousin Betty by Honoré de Balzac. (Translated by Ellen Marriage.) Read in English by Bruce Pirie. Cousin Betty (La Cousine Bette), published in serial format in 1846 as part of his long novel series titled La Comédie Humaine, was one of the last and greatest of Balzac's works. Set in mid-19th-century France, it tells the story of a woman who resents her position as a "poor relation." As we follow her schemes to bring ruin upon the more privileged members of her... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, literature, fiction, nineteenth-century, France, greed, corruption, realism,...
LibriVox recording of The Mysteries of London Part 2 by George W. M. Reynolds. Read in English by Dave Wills The Mysteries of London was a best-selling novel in mid-Victorian England. The first series was published in weekly instalments from 1844-46, priced at a penny each. Serialised novels sold in this way were known as Penny Dreadfuls … without any claim to literary greatness, they sought to provide ongoing entertainment for the popular audience. When first published, this book was... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of Beyond by John Galsworthy. Read in English by Simon EversGyp, the daughter of ex-Major Charles Claire Winton, at the age of 23 marries Fiorsen, a Swedish violin virtuoso. Her mother, the wife of another man, has been Winton's mistress; she had died when Gyp was born. A highly sensitive child, Gyp has grown up in isolated surroundings with a kind, but very British, father. As she gets older her father tries to introduce her into society. An attack of gout takes him to... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, marriage, misalliance
LibriVox volunteers bring you 10 recordings of On A Shadow In A Glass by Jonathan Swift. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for August 2, 2015. Read in English by Ann K; Domenica Campbell; Newgatenovelist; Greg Giordano; JoeBlu; J. McDougall; Julia Niedermaier; Larry Wilson; Leonard Wilson and Maria Kasper. Jonathan Swift was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer (first for the Whigs, then for the Tories), poet and cleric who became Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral,... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, poetry, literature, nature
LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of The Lake by Matthew Arnold. This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 9, 2015. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Domenica Campbell; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Ian King; J. McDougall; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Leonard Wilson; Matthew Smith; Maria Kasper and SkyAlbatross. Matthew Arnold was an English poet and cultural critic who worked as an inspector of schools. Matthew Arnold has been characterised as a... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, poetry, literature, romance
LibriVox recording of Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy by Bertrand Russell. Read in English by Landon D. C. Elkind Bertrand Russell wrote 'Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy' while imprisoned for protesting Britain's involvement in World War I. Russell summarizes the significance of the momentous work of mathematicians in the late nineteenth-century. He further describes his own philosophy of mathematics, Logicism (the view that all mathematical truths are logical truths), and his... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, philosophy, logic, philosophy of mathematics, logicism, infinity, continuity,...
LibriVox recording of Homo sapiens - Romantrilogie by Stanisław Przybyszewski. Read in German by Friedrich Im Mittelpunkt der drei Romane stehen die vielfältigen (Liebes-)Beziehungen des Schriftstellers Erik Falk. Durch sie vermittelt uns der Autor Einblicke in die moralischen Ansichten des augehenden neunzehnten Jahrhunderts, die aber weitgehend auch noch heute Bestand haben. Eingebettet in die Handliung finden wir zahlreiche Beschreibungen der damaligen politischen, sozialen und... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, bohème-leben, freundschaften, liebesbeziehungen, lebensansichten
LibriVox recording of Joseph Conrad by Hugh Walpole. Read in English by David Wales. This is a literary biography of Joseph Conrad (1857 – 1924) who is regarded as one of the greatest novelists in English. He was granted British nationality in 1886, but always considered himself a Pole. Though he did not speak English fluently until he was in his twenties (and always with a marked accent), he was a master prose stylist who brought a distinctly non-English sensibility into English literature.... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, biography, literary criticism
LibriVox recording of The Rose And The Ring by William Makepeace Thackeray. Read in English by Eleanor Howard; Domenica Campbell; Cancer; Lydia; Lynne Thompson Victorian social satire hiding in a set of children's fairy tales by the author of the classic "Vanity Fair" - Summary by Stav Nisser For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, satire, children, fantasy, short stories, fairy tales, victorian
LibriVox recording of Celebrated Travels and Travellers, vol. 3 by Jules Verne. (Translated by N. D'Anvers.) Read in English by volunteer readers. This volume, entitled "The great explorers of the 19th century", forms the third of three volumes under the general title of "Celebrated travels and travellers".Volume three comprehends:"The dawn of a century of discovery" (part I, chap. I), "The exploration and colonization of Africa" (part I, chap. II),... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, exploration, discoveries, expeditions
LibriVox recording of Toto's Merry Winter by Laura E. Richards. Read in English by Jude Somers Over a cold winter, Toto and several animal friends (who can talk!) spend cozy evenings by the fire listening to his grandmother tell fantastical stories from around the world. - Summary by Jude Somers For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of Miss Ingalis by Anna Gertrude Hall. Read in English by Bellona Times As the story begins, title character Grace Ingalis is a young woman with a middle-class socialite's upbringing who decides to marry a well-off young businessman she met mere weeks before on a winter sail to the West Indies. But intrigue is brewing as her married (and quite jealous) older sister Lydia is feeling left out, and a religious awakening awaits Grace. The story is reminiscent of Edith Wharton,... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, humor, romance, Americana, religious fiction, family life, family strife,...
LibriVox recording of The Papers by Henry James. Read in English by Nicholas Clifford Today the world is awash with “celebrities” whose only accomplishment is being celebrated by the media in all its various forms. Henry James, of course, long pre-dates the multiplicity of media in today’s world, when the press was the main source of adulation, and he was famously averse to giving newspaper interviews himself. For those interested in the sources of celebrity worship, however, his story,... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, journallism london celebrities
LibriVox recording of Libro IV de la Historia de Heródoto by Herodotus. (Translated by S. J. P. Bartolomé Pou.) Read in Spanish by Tux Refiere Heródoto en su cuarto libro de las historias, las dos expediciones de los persas contra los Escitas y la Libia. - Summary by Tux For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, historia, heródoto, persas, libia, escitas
LibriVox recording of The Tale of Terror: A Study of the Gothic Romance by Edith Birkhead. Read in English by Timothy Ferguson A seminal essay on the development of horror as a genre, highly influential on later writers. - Summary by Timothy Ferguson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader,... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, horror novels
LibriVox recording of Poems of Cheer by Ella Wheeler Wilcox. Read in English by Greg Giordano; Bruce Kachuk; Ken Masters; Julia Niedermaier; April Walters; Tina Renee D'Souza; Phil Chenevert; Ezwa; Newgatenovelist; Larry Wilson; Ashley-Grace Vo This is another volume in Ella Wheeler Wilcox's series. This time, the topic is "Cheer". - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of The Carved Cupboard (Dramatic Reading) by Amy Le Feuvre. Agatha, Gwen, Clare and Elfie have always been told that they will inherit their aunt's house. But when their aunt dies, she leaves it all to their intolerable cousin James. What will they do? Will the verses Nannie gives them prove true? Summary by Esther ben Simonides.Cast List:Narrator: Larry WilsonAgatha: Beth ThomasGwen: Adele de PignerollesClare: Esther ben SimonidesElfie, Maid: RachelCousin James: Zames... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Mystery, england, africa, orphan, sister, sisters, country life, carved,...
LibriVox recording of Sherman’s Recollections of California, 1846-1848, 1855-1857, from his Memoirs by William Tecumseh Sherman. Read in English by David Wales. This librivox recording comprises three chapters from American Civil War General William Tecumseh Sherman’s Memoirs. The chapters deal with a posting to California in his pre-Civil War military career in the years 1846-1848. While many of his colleagues saw action in the Mexican-American War, Sherman performed administrative duties... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, California, American West, frontier, california history, military life
LibriVox recording of My Experiences as an Executioner by James Berry. Read in English by ashleighjane From 1884 until 1891, James Berry was an executioner. In this time he carried out 131 hangings. In this memoir he writes about the methods he used, and the final moments of some of those he executed. - Summary by ashleighjane For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, memoir, executions
LibriVox recording of Short Stories for Short People by Alicia Stuart Aspinwall. Read in English by NarratorJenny; Raymond Cockle; Domenica Campbell; pennykoons; Jesus Marquez; Kristin Gjerløw; Reeses118; April Walters; James K. White; Phil Chenevert; Sharon C.; Lynne Thompson; Marc Rasi This is a collection of short stories by Alicia Aspinwall. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, children, fairy tales, stories